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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 keep down
 臥下;蹲下;鎮壓,壓服,控制;縮減

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 keep down
      v 1: place a limit on the number of [syn: number]
      2: put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes
         any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her
         dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners
         subjugated the peasants working the land" [syn: repress,
          quash, subdue, subjugate, reduce]
      3: manage not to throw up [ant: vomit]